Put on the New Man

The last couple of days here in the Florida Panhandle have been unusually cold and I’ve had to remember to put on a jacket every time I step outside. If I don’t, the cold wind immediately reminds me that I’m ill-prepared to deal with the weather. I’m sure you’ve heard...

Becoming What We Behold

This past Sunday Evangelist Ed Lacy preached two sermons that greatly impacted the life of our church. One particular thing he said really stuck with me. Brother Ed said, “We become what we behold.” He was encouraging us to have “a daily, consistent, quality, priority...

Believing vs. Being

If you knew someone was going to betray you, someone very close to you in whom you invested your heart and soul, could you still love them? Could you still love them as Christ commanded and portrayed for us when He washed His Disciples’ feet? Right before he gives an...

Loving Jesus Like I Used To

Some like to call it backsliding. Sometimes it is simply open rebellion. For some, it can be a steady indifference brought on by a weak commitment. Jesus calls it “having fallen.” In the Book of Revelation, Jesus gives His approval to the Ephesian church, a fantastic...

Picking A Fight with Letting Go

The late Billy Graham once wrote that 95% of Christians live spiritually-defeated lives. That means only 1 out of 20 Christians live the victorious Christian life. Why are so many blood-bought, born-again Christians being defeated? It is because they keep picking a...